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 (ăv′ən-tīn′, -tēn′)
One of the seven hills of ancient Rome. It was turned over to the Roman plebs for settlement in 456 bc.

Av′en·tine′ adj.


(ˈævɪnˌtaɪn; -tɪn)
(Placename) one of the seven hills on which Rome was built


(ˈæv ənˌtaɪn, -tɪn)

one of the seven hills on which ancient Rome was built.
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